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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Map notes

  • The bright part of the map shows where the moon is over the horizon on Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 14:44:00 UTC.
  • The Sun's position is marked with this symbol: Sun symbol. At this location, the Sun will be at its zenith (directly overhead) in relation to an observer.
  • The Moon's position is marked with this symbol: Moon symbol. At this location, the Moon will be at its zenith in relation to an observer. Note that the symbol is not showing the current phase of the Moon.

Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 89%

Previous phaseFull MoonThursday, September 19, 2013 at 11:15 AM
Next phaseThird QuarterFriday, September 27, 2013 at 3:57 AM

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 14:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 21' North, Longitude: 173° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.60 meters/second, 1564.6 km/hour, 972.2 miles/hour or 844.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.20 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 30' 14.7"971.98 miwest0° 07' 27.1"8.54 minorth971.75 mi
24 hours348° 06' 01.1"797.49 miwest2° 35' 32.4"178.24 minorth812.39 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MajuroMon 2:44 AM842 km523 miles455 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Wake IslandMon 2:44 AM929 km577 miles501 nmNorthwest NW
TarawaMon 2:44 AM1433 km890 miles774 nmSouth S
MidwaySun 3:44 AM1791 km1113 miles967 nmNorth-northeast NNE
YarenMon 2:44 AM1808 km1124 miles976 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalikirMon 1:44 AM1887 km1173 miles1019 nmWest-southwest WSW
Baker IslandSun 2:44 AM1903 km1183 miles1028 nmSoutheast SE
FunafutiMon 2:44 AM2602 km1617 miles1405 nmSouth-southeast SSE
HoniaraMon 1:44 AM3037 km1887 miles1640 nmSouth-southwest SSW
FakaofoMon 3:44 AM3106 km1930 miles1677 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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